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thi >>> welcome back to "world news now." crime fighter john walsh has no badge but his show "america's most wanted" has brought criminals to justice when police have failed. >> walsh is driven by the abduction and murder of his own son many years ago. ryan owens goes behind the scenes to show us a side of walsh rarely seen. >> reporter: for more than two decades john walsh has been hunting the country's most dangerous criminals. >> next time i see alan white's face i want to see ours in front of it. now it's time to do some business. >> reporter: he's helped put more than 1,000 of them behind bars. >> there's a desperate serial killer on the run. >> reporter: serial killers, rapists, child abductors. >> tonight, maybe you can help. >> we've got 17 guys off the fbi's ten most wanted. >> action! >> reporter: to find out more about the tough guy in the black leather jacket, we went behind the scenes of his show "america's most wanted." we spent a full day with him on location near san francisco. >> go, "nightline," one of my favorite shows. >> reporter: he's in the bay area on the trail
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, this is what america needs to see. it was a good interview. and of course i'm thinking, if you thought that was a good interview, i don't know what a bad interview was. because i knew it wasn't a good interview. >> reporter: just before palin resigned as alaska's governor she reveals in the book her legal bills topped $500,000 due mostly to ethics complaints. there's a $50,000 legal bill linked to the mccain campaign, part of the cost of vetting her. then a family matter involving levi johnston, father of her grandson. >> he is part of the family. he needs that too. i think he needs to know that he is loved and he has the most beautiful child. and this can all work out for good. it really can. we don't have to keep going down this road of controversy and drama all the time. >> as for palin's claim she was billed for her own vetting expenses, senator mccain's campaign counsel denies that. oprah winfrey asked palin if levi johnston would be invited to thanksgiving dinner. we'll have to tune in monday to find out the answer to that. >>> for a job well done, children often get lollipops an
and on "america this morning" and "good morning america" today on abc news. >>> tomorrow, house democrats plan to vote on their trillion dollar health care reform bill. they also claim they have enough support to pass it. one thing is clear, opponents are not going down without a fight. here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: the town hall fury of august has come to capitol hill. >> madam speaker, throw out this bill! >> reporter: thousands of demonstrators rallied on the capitol steps and stormed the halls of congress, ripping up pages of the democratic health care plan and chanting "kill the bill." several were arrested near speaker pelosi's office. and outside, defiant house republican leaders. >> this bill is the greatest threat to freedom that i have seen in the 19 years i've been here in washington. >> not one republican will vote for this bill. >> reporter: and angry protesters. >> this health care bill, it's a disaster. 2,000 pages of crap. >> i don't believe that i should have to take care of somebody else's health. take care of your own health. >> it's going to devastate america. >> repor
against america while it publicly negotiates with the u.s. over its nuclear program. many of the hostage-takers, then declared heroes by ayatollah khomenei, are now challenging the rnlg jet stream. some are in jail for supporting the green movement of mousavi. protesters who have come out sporadically since the summer are planning to turn out despite government threats of a swift crackdown. 30 years after the embassy takeover, iran is still a complex picture in some degree of turmoil. jeremy and vinita? >> thanks to lara setrakian. >>> three college softball players have been found dead in north dakota. the three young women had made a cryptic call for help sunday night. that call was traced to a cell tower and an aerial search revealed their car at the bottom of a pond. the father of one of the women said they liked to drive out to look at the stars. detectives say they do not suspect foul play. >>> police have released some new images of the missing girl from written. madeline mccann. they are part of a just-released one-minute film about the girl who disappeared in may of 2007. den an
the committee was inspired by the american people and the possibilities of changing not only america, but also america's approach to the world. >> reporter: now, one of the most interesting exchanges came when the president was asked about china's internet censorship policies, whether he believes sites like twitter should be banned as they are here in china. he advocated for openness. it was very interesting to see that sort of cultural difference. when the president talked about why the internet should be open, even though he admitted a government official himself sometimes he wishes some of those sites were closed. jeremy and vinita? >> understandably so on that position. what was the immediate reaction overall to the town hall meeting, that style? >> reporter: well, you know, it was interesting. because we had a crew out in beijing where the president is heading next. and they were looking for people who might be watching that speech. and they couldn't find any in any internet cafes. but we do know from eaking to some of the students in the town hall, they liked it. one girl said that she
missed me! ah! >> it's going to devastate america. >> reporter: the hastily planned protest true one of the largest crowds in memory for a congressional event. the crowd extends all the way up around to the house side of the capitol building, across to the senate side, literally surrounding the western front of the capitol. while republicans protested, president obama touted two big endorsements of the health care bill. from the aarp and the american medical association. >> i urge congress to listen to aarp, listen to the ama, and pass this reform for hundreds of millions of americans. >> health care for all! >> reporter: much smaller numbers, pro health care reform protesters. >> shame on senator lieberman! >> reporter: were arrested for occupying the office of democrat joe lieberman who said he may join republican efforts to kill the senate bill. speaker of the house pelosi is hoping those ama and aarp endorsements will help her pass the democratic bill in the house by this weekend. but they still don't have the votes yet to do that in an effort to help get them there, presiden
be the most symbolic weed-choked lot in america. it used to be michael christophero's middle class neighborhood until the city of new london used eminent domain laws and bulldozers to force his parents and dozens of other families out to make way for a private development. the city argued a five-star hotel, condos and an office park would lure jobs. according to internal documents and new london's former mayor it was also a plan to please pfizer which had been lured to this hard luck town with huge tax breaks and big promises. >> they had essentially had the plans all laid out. >> reporter: while most took cash settlements to leave, seven families fought it all the way to the supreme court, and lost. >> i hope they're looking back at this today and realize their decision was wrong. because this is a well-formulated plan right here. empty fields. >> reporter: the recession killed the development. and in a cost-cutting move, pfizer is now abandoning this site. and while many here say the government and the company deserve equal blame, pfizer claims it had no stake in the outcome of t
. >> reporter: or when you call the bank. >> welcome to bank of america. for service in english, press 1. >> i try and remember that they want somebody who's personal, who doesn't sound like a computer. >> reporter: the best way to do that, she says, simply smile. >> okay, train status. let's get started. >> reporter: see the difference? she gave me a quick lesson. >> hi, i'm jeremy, amtrak's automated agent. >> okay, that was kind of flat. you want to be like, hi! i'm jeremy! like you want to talk to me! >> hi, i'm jeremy, amtrak's automated agent! >> a little too much. >> reporter: guess we can't all be pros. >> it's all about smiling, i didn't know that. >> you're pretty good, though, i like your voice. >> thank you, wow. a rare compliment from vinita nair. >> it's monday, i'm tired. >> clearly they're savvy to this, voice mail systems. you can call and leave a message. if you don't like it you can redo it. like they'll say, are you happy with your message? >> i have to say i do actively try and sound like i have a higher voice. like i'm more attractive, more spunky. >> more happy. >>> when
in afghanistan and there's no better use of taxpayer dollars than to defend america. the whole world is watching what we're doing there. >> lawmakers also want a greater commitment from nato so the u.s. isn't responsible for paying the entire bill. abc news will have live coverage of the president's address to the military at west point tomorrow night. our coverage begins at 8:00 eastern time. >>> it is cyber monday for retailers. that's the day many shoppers go online looking for deals on holiday gift that is after a lackluster black friday at th although 195 million americans hit the stores over the weekend, they spent ss. an average of $343 each, $30 less than last year. i was not among any of them. i did not shop once this weekend. >> i did not hit a mall, store, nada. >> we're part of the problem, apparently. >>> now a look at your monday forecast. a wet day for much of the east coast with showers from northern rain in southern new mexico and texas changing to snow in el paso by tonight. up to 10 inches of snow in the mountains of new mexico and some light snow for you in northern michigan.
on in america. and what we saw last night was just a glimpse of it. >> reporter: in our exit polls, well over 80% of voters in new jersey and virginia said they are worried about the economy. those most worried voted for the republicans in huge numbers. >> we are in a crisis. the times are exaordinarily difficult. but i stand here tonight full of hope for our future. >> reporter: majorities of voters in those two states said this was not a referendum on the president. and his aides tried to downplay the long-term significance of the results. >> these are tough times. and obviously that's -- there's a heavy burden and responsibility that falls on the governing party and that's just something you accept. that's part of the deal. >> reporter: however, the president did make high-profile trips to rally his base in both states. >> we will not lose this election if all of you are as committed as you were last year. >> reporter: they weren't. not even close. younger voters, president obama's strongest bloc, stayed home. the crucial independents flocked to the republicans. >> one of the reasons i think
there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. >>> trade tension. how president obama is addressing sensitive issues in china today. his next step during an historic visit. >>> then, prison politics. plans to turn an illinois super max prison into the new home for guantanamo detainees. the pros and the cons. >>> and, fat fight. experimental medicine to battle obesity. the new drugs and how they work. it's monday, november 16th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning and thanks for being with us on this monday morning. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm jeremy hubbard. >>> we start this half hour in china where president obama has taken a staple of american politics, the town hall meeting, to hundreds of students. >> she joins us this morning from shanghai. good morning, yunji. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. when
there are also recent reports to the cdc did fewer doctor visits. >>> america online is announcing major layoffs. the internet provider plans to cut 2,500 jobs, that is one-third of its workforce. aol is offering buyouts to volunteers but if not enough employees step forward there will be layoffs. aol separates from time warner in three weeks in what's considered one of the worst corporate marriages in u.s. history. >>> the faa is investigating how a computer shut-down delayed thousands of flights nationwide. the four-hour outage was linked to a circuit board failure in utah. the melt-down was noticed just before the morning rush hour on the east coast, frustrating passengers throughout the day. it is the second glitch of its kind in the past year. >>> in northern england hundreds of pem were rescued overnight after getting stranded by rising flood waters. emergency crews use the helicopters and life rafts to pull them to safety. nearly 7 inches of rain fell in 24 hours. hundreds of homes were flooded. fallen trees could be seen floating through the flooded streets. >>> stormy from
a weekend to think about it. >> i will. >>> sarah palin is taking middle america by storm, drawing an enormous crowd on the first stop of her book tour. >> more than 1,000 supporters braved hours in the cold in grand rapids, michigan, to get their copy of "going rogue" signed by the former vice presidential candidate. they descended on barnes & noble with books in hand. some even missed work or school just for the opportunity of a few seconds to chat with palin. >> much of the same is expected when palin heads to ft. wayne, indiana, today. >> we mentioned yesterday ity that this thing has been on the top of the best seller list for a long time but it just came out. that's because of all these preorders. everybody was so excited they bought it in advance. you can see that. you wonder if that's a harbinger of 2012. she's got people lininup to see her. >> right. some of those people were decked out in sarah palin 2012 shirts. so maybe that's another harbinger. >> we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] swiffer dust & shine is the only furniture polish with febreze freshness. so your
of the brave as far as we're concerned. >> reporter: it was a day when all of america could share in the heartache of the army's family. laila willingham lost her brother, specialist jason hunt. >> oh, i heard "taps" last night at 10:00 and i broke down. pretty -- pretty badly. >> reporter: the grief extends far beyond the walls of this military post. in st. paul, minnesota, more than a dozen relatives of private kham xiong gathered to watch and mourn, overcome with emotion as his name echoed in the hall. in homewood, illinois the family of 21-year-old najee hull is clinging to hope. hull remains in critical condition in a texas hospital. >> he'll never be the same. he has wounds that will probably him for the rest of his >> reporter: the memorial at ft. hood got under way, a potent reminder of the tragic toll rolled down the main street of keogh, wisconsin. a procession carrying the remains of sergeant amy krueger. as the president said, no words can fill the void. >> neither this country nor the values upon which we were foded could exist without men and women like these
their families. erin hayes has more on the challenge of providing for america's hungry. >> reporter: donna reese never thought she'd need charity. but after her husband was laid off and her pay was cut, one day there was no money for food. >> it's like a little grocery store. >> reporter: so she looked for help. >> want some tuna? >> reporter: at st. francis xavier food pantry. >> you feel so -- i hate to say it. you feel like a bum. i know i could go a few days without eating. but i know she can't. >> what's in that box? >> reporter: they're not alone. there are an estimated 12 million children at risk for hunger in the united states and almost one-third of them are preschoolers. in families struggling in this economy to keep enough food on the table. >> what we see in our front door at our food banks is folks who are working class families. >> reporter: daniel lloyd and danielle work all the hours they can get, six or seven days a week, but rising costs drain their paychecks. >> it's hard to try to explain it to your 6-year-old dahter, something about life itself. >> it's going to be okay. >>
is always there because we need them they need us and we need you. [male announcer] this is how america supports our troops. the uso depends on the generosity of the american people, people just like you. to find out more about how you can help visit our website at uso dot org. the uso until every one comes home. new criticism about afghanistan's multi-million dollar presidential election. and why it could mean more trouble for the u.s. >>> then, political fight. the dramatic congressional race to be decided today that is suddenly getting so much national attention. >>> and, supermarket savings. how ethnic grocery stores are luring mainstream shoppers. >> so that's a significant savings over the price you might see at a traditional grocery store. >> it's tuesday, november 3rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we're conversing over our favorite ethnic products. >> i love that asian hot sauce, good stuff. >> everybody loves it. >> we tried to get pete on board. he's not as big on it. we like it. >> it's good stuff. the stuff with the rooster on the front. >> rooster sauce. >
six years now since britain and america sent their forces to topple the government of saddam hussein. it was one of the most controversial foreign policy decisions of recent decades. >> to show you that we will stand up for what we know to be right. >> reporter: then-prime minister tony blair believed passionately that the war was justified. others, though, thought differently and on the streets of britain, hundreds of thousands marched in protest. now, five privy councilors, all of them appointed by downing street, are to investigate how and why britain went to war. they insist that they are not government place men. they say the inquiry won't be a whitewash. >> when you set up an independent inquiry of this sort you set the members of it free to do what they will. and our determination is to do not merely a thorough job, but one that is frank and will bear public scrutiny. >> reporter: the inquiry will hear from key witnesses, people like sir jeremy greenstock, britain's former ambassador to the united nations. sir john scarlett. and it's thought from sir richard dearlove, chief of
, america saw janet jackson as we've never seen her before. a bereaved aunt.ster. >> i just wanted to say -- >> speak up, sweetheart, speak up. >> reporter: after the memorial, she walled herself in silence. >> i think it's important for everyone. your little get-away, your little safe haven, your little hole in the wall. everybody needs that. >> reporter: here, in this starkly elegant beach house in malibu, she spoke to us for the first time about loss, love, and what remains. who were you closest to when you were growing up? >> mike. we were incredibly close. >> reporter: what was the last time you had seen him? >> two days before my birthday. >> reporter: what do you miss most about him? >> for me, his silliness. his love. how much fun we used to have together. we'd practically do everything together. from morning to night. every day. >> reporter: it was a hot summer day in june when michael was preparing for the most grueling concert tour of his career. on the morning of june 25th, dr. conrad murray had just administered a cocktail of sedatives that may have stopped michael jackson's
of that story coming up on "good morning america." >>> police in south florida say a man suspected of killing family members on thanksgiving may be in the detroit area. they say palmer heish shot and killed his aunt, twin sisters and a 6-year-old cousin. investigators hope the $10,000 reward posted by the u.s. marshals office will help them catch him. >>> golf star tiger woods finally shared his side of the story about his car accident early friday morning. but he posted a statement online instead of talking to the police. he takes the blame for what he calls an embarrassing car crash but doesn't reveal much more. john berman reports. >> reporter: for the third straight day, tiger woods and his wife refused to speak to investigators at this gated community. looking for answers as to just how he managed to crash his suv outside his $2.4 million home just before 2:30 a.m. friday morning. the celebrity gossip website tmz posted these photos of the aftermath. but after days of swirling rumors, woods did finally release a statement. "i have some cuts, bruising and right now i'm pretty sore. this s
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to air this thursday and friday on "good morning america." friday night on "20/20" as well. basically she's going to give diane the low-down on what happened that february night with chris brown. a. apparently the details. she's going to give them all. she said chris brown was her first love indeed. she's also going to talk about how this all led to chris brown going to community labor, five years' probation, domestic violence counseling. she's also going to delve into her background. growing up in barbados, her family life, and how she's been coping over the course of the last nine months. here's a promo that shows the interview that comes up again thursday and friday on "good morning america" and friday night on "20/20" as well. >> she actually talks about the beating, then? >> she supposedly is going to detail it. we'll know firsthand from the horse's mouth what happened that night. >> interesting to hear what she says about their relationship right now. that's what everyone's talking about. >> there's been a lot of back and forth in the months since then. we'll get the skinny from the
america." let them know it's christmas time ♪ ♪ feed the world >> it all started three weeks ago as a way for britain's top pop music stars to raise money for famine relief in ethiopia. th week "do they know it's christmas" became britain's fastest-selling single ever. bob geloff was a singer with the boomtown rats. he helped bring together boy george, duran duran, wham, and sting from the group police, and all 37 pop stars to record under the name band-aid. bob gulloff is with us here in new york this morning. joining us from london are simon la bon and john taylor, members of duran duran. good morning. first of all, bob, what prompted you to -- where'd the idea come from, how'd it get started? >> it was the bbc report from ethiopia, in particular the scene where the 23-year-old woman had to choose 300 people who would live from a field of 10,000 starving others. no human should have to do that. it affected me the same as it obviously affected everybody in band-aid, and indeed throughout the world. >> but you don't just -- something like this just doesn't happen. how were you ab
, draping the caskets of veterans of america's wars. the same flags that cover the remains of american service members killed in iraq or afghanistan. this is goodwill industries in miami where most of the 800 workers here have disabilities. some mentally challenged. others physically. they sew not only flags but also the uniforms worn by america's soldiers and sailors. >> the flags are as important as they are for us, a means to an end, which is the training, employment and rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. >> reporter: it is part of a program run by the veterans administration and the department of defense that steers work to the disabled. david benitez would have had a hard time getting a job anywhere else. he's been packing flags here for 11 years. >> i like working with the flags because it honors the veterans, number one, and number two, to me, the american flag, it means to me the -- i live in a free country. >> reporter: a flag that honors the veterans who defended freedom is helping these workers achieve a freedom of their own. jeffrey kofman, abc news, miami. >>
bring a message on behalf of america. we thank you for your service. we're proud of you. >> reporter: a stealth mission, a mix of daring and caring. a leader sacrificing his holiday to be with his troops. >> it was also very much in the mold of his dad. it was all about showing support for the troops. >> reporter: george h.w. bush spent thanksgiving 1990 in saudi arabia during the first gulf war. despite these enduring images of recent thanksgivings historian richard norton smith would argue it's just fine when the president stays home. >> by and large the message that most presidents send on thanksgiving day is, we're like you. sometimes usually in the afternoon of a thanksgiving day, at the white house, camp david, they'll sit down for a traditional meal and with the family and close friends. probably watch some football afterwards. probably eat too much. it's one of those rituals that brings us together as a country. >> reporter: a ritual that is very much linked to the presidency. the first president was first to declare a day of thanksgiving. george washington then took food to
, and swear alleance to the constitution, and to defend america against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and have that type of conflict. >> reporter: u.s. officials said monday hasan would be tried by his peers in a military, not a civilian, court. fbi and military investigators have tried to interview hasan at his bedside but he refused to talk without his lawyer present. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> for complete coverage of the ft. hood memorial, stay tuned to abc news. charlie gibson anchors live coverage of the president's remarks at the memorial service this afternoon right here on abc. >>> israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has canceled a press briefing scheduled for today after meeting with the president last night. >> the white house visit was unusually low-key, raising questions about the state of mideast peace talks. abc's simon mcgreggor-wood joins from us jerusalem. good morning, simon. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. that's right, no press briefing, no photographs, no reporters allowed into the oval office before the meeting. all breaks with usual
new concerns about the lack of coordination among america's intelligence agencies. when the suspect, major nidal hasan, bought a gun in texas last summer the fbi ran a background check. sources tell abc news they did not share that information with a terrorism task force that had been monitoring his contacts with a radical cleric overseas. major hasan's landlord allowed reporters to see inside the suspect's apartment for the first time yesterday. hasan moved out just hours before the shooting. neighbors say he gave away much of what he owned. among the few things hasan left behind were a shredder, prayer mats and coins, this book about interpreting dreams, and several expired prescription drugs. >>> the toll from last week's attack at ft. hood would have been much higher if it had not been for the skill and courage of two civilian police officers. sergeants mark todd and kim munley brought down the alleged gunman. bob woodruff has their story. >> reporter: two heroes spoke. civilian police sergeants mark todd and kim munley appeared on "the oprah winfrey show"ia satellite from kille
to america's favorite answer and question game. >> i look younger without my moustache, i agree. >> reporter: alex trebek brings a certain quality to it. he's commanding but not dominating. famous but not a movie star. >> yes, young lady? >> what's the scale of a good game show host? >> get out of the way of the contestants and the game. >> reporter: the production of "jeopardy" is a well-oiled machine. they shoot two days a week, five shows a day, in what amounts to a game show factory in culver city, california. trebek changes his suit and tie to mark the passage of days. >> good to go. >> reporter: they have teams of writers, researchers, and judges. >> trying to think of a way to flip that around, billy. rephrase it a little. word origins for $800. so they live on the palantine? >> reporter: harry freedman has been the show's producer for ten years. the answers and questions are a closely guarded secret. they have to guard their integrity or it's game over. >> we are the fort knox of game shows, of quiz shows. we take it very, very, very, very seriously. >> reporter: here's something you
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